wf-escenic-times - Home RSS Feed from wf-escenic-times en Escenic 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 Home Shakib ascends to top wickettaker throne for Bangladesh in all formats Shakib Al Hasan has stamped his name on a number of first-ever feats for Bangladesh cricket but this time the Tigers' talisman has again scaled uncharted heights. 2016-09-26 01:40:01.0 Bangladesh baby, who came to life six hours after 'being dead', dies at Dhaka hospital A newborn girl, who came back to life six hours after being declared dead by doctors in Faridpur and before being buried alive, has passed away. 2016-09-26 01:27:19.0 Former Dhaka mayor Khoka’s 66.5 acres of land in Gazipur confiscated After the confiscation of house and land in Dhaka’s Gulshan and land in Narayanganj, BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka’s 66.5 acres of arable land in Gazipur have been impounded by the local administration. 2016-09-26 01:22:45.0 Government makes Secretariat out of bounds after office hours citing security reasons The home ministry has cited security reasons to order all including its staff not to stay in the Secretariat after office hours. 2016-09-26 00:36:20.0 Patuakhali fourth grader to receive PM’s letter Monday with pledge to bridge Payra River Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised a Patuakhali schoolboy her government will take measures to build a bridge on the turbulent Payra River after the boy wrote to her. 2016-09-25 23:56:27.0 12th session of Parliament resumes, set to continue until Oct 10 The 12th session of the 10th Parliament has started with speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury in the chair. The session will continue until Oct 10. 2016-09-25 23:02:26.0 Body of the Burhiganga boat capsize victim found after three days Body of a young man, who had gone missing following a boat capsize in Burhiganga River three days ago, has been found.  2016-09-25 22:17:09.0 Cowboys, heat and rain: 'Magnificent Seven' talk challenging shoot Bringing the American Wild West to life was no easy task, just ask the cast of "The Magnificent Seven", who endured scorching heat and torrential rain in wool costumes in the Louisiana summer. 2016-09-25 22:06:17.0 Box office: 'Magnificent Seven' hits bullseye with $35 million debut Denzel Washington hit the bullseye again. "The Magnificent Seven", the Oscar-winner's first western, topped the box office, picking up a solid $35 million. 2016-09-25 22:01:25.0 EC to hold union council polls in former enclaves on Oct 31 People from 111 former enclaves who have become voters in Bangladesh recently, are preparing to exercise their constitutional rights to choose public representatives for the first time in heir local body. 2016-09-25 21:56:00.0 Support LDCs to implement SDGs, Bangladesh urges development partners Bangladesh, as chair of the least developed countries, has urged the development partners to deliver on their commitments in every sector and provide LDCs support to implement the new sustainable development goals or SDGs. 2016-09-25 21:44:08.0 New Zealand on the ropes, India close in on big win India set New Zealand an improbable 434-run victory target and then blew away the visitors' top order in Sunday's final session to close in on a resounding win in the first Test. 2016-09-25 21:39:01.0 Tamim scores 9000 international runs as first Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal has become the first Bangladeshi batsman to go past 9000 international runs in all formats combined. 2016-09-25 21:35:30.0 Parliament condoles MN Larma 33 years after his death Bangladesh was under the grip of military rule when Manabendra Narayan Larma or MN Larma, a member of the country's first Parliament died. The leader from the hilly districts remained neglected in the seven parliaments that followed. 2016-09-25 21:23:55.0 Russia guilty of prolonging war in Syria: UK foreign minister Russia is guilty of prolonging the war in Syria and may have committed war crimes by targeting an aid convoy, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in an interview aired on Sunday. 2016-09-25 21:16:01.0 Coalition raids kill nine in central Yemen: medical sources, residents Arab coalition air strikes killed nine people in Houthi-controlled Ibb city in central Yemen late on Saturday, medical sources and residents in the area told Reuters. 2016-09-25 21:10:07.0 Reagan sent for six-day remand in Gulshan cafe attack case Terror suspect Mohammed Rakibul Hassan Reagan will face quizzing by Dhaka’s counter-terrorism officials as a court granted a six-day remand to facilitate the investigation. He is one of the suspects in Gulshan cafe attack. 2016-09-25 20:26:24.0 Dhaka jailer gets death threat via SMS Jailer of the Dhaka Central Jail has received a 'death threat' over phone, police say.  2016-09-25 19:17:40.0 Bangladesh cautions 29 airlines on using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smart phones on board Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) has cautioned airlines over carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones which has been making headlines of late for catching fire. 2016-09-25 18:59:22.0 Charlotte protesters keep marching after police release shooting video Nearly a week of protests over the police killing of a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina showed no signs of abating on Sunday, after police released videos showing the victim being shot but did not answer the question of whether he had a gun. 2016-09-25 18:40:16.0 IS claims Baghdad suicide bombing that kills 7 A suicide bomber blew himself up in a commercial street of Baghdad on Sunday, killing seven and wounding 28, police sources said, as Islamic State steps up attacks in Iraq. 2016-09-25 17:52:44.0 Jordanian writer shot dead outside court before trial over cartoon A gunman shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam, state news agency Petra said. 2016-09-25 17:45:46.0 World's largest radio telescope begins operations The world's largest radio telescope began operations on Sunday in a mountainous region of China's Guizhou province. 2016-09-25 17:37:42.0 Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts on Saturday as warplanes bombed the city's opposition-held east relentlessly in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's Syria policy in tatters. 2016-09-25 17:19:30.0 No truth in PM’s comments claiming enough scope of politics, BNP alleges The BNP has described Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s comments about 'enough scope of politics' in Bangladesh as 'bereft of an iota of truth'. 2016-09-25 17:02:19.0